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  • Defector uses balloons to send socks to North Korea

     
    Humanitarian aid: A North Korean defectors uses balloons to send a strange cargo north to his homeland. Socks....
  • North Korea threatens South Korea with 'sea of fire'

     
    Sea of Fire: North Korea threatens to attack South Korean presidential mansion....
  • South Korea ratifies trade deal with U.S. amid tear gas, scuffles

     
    South Korean legislators approved a controversial free-trade deal with the U.S., but the vote provoked pushing and shoving, shouting and screaming, and even tear gas....
  • Little Angels say thank you

    Little Angels say thank you
    The Little Angels Children's Folk Ballet of Korea are the South Korean people's roving goodwill ambassadors. On Wednesday night, before a sold-out Segerstrom Hall in Costa Mesa, the 32 members of the troupe's present-day generation of child performers...
  • South Korean trade deal: A small step toward fixing the economy

    South Korean trade deal: A small step toward fixing the economy
    President Barack Obama's jobs bill, a relatively modest effort given the risks the economy faces and the toll that extended joblessness has taken on American workers, is bogged down in a divided Congress and is about to get more so. Senate leaders are...
  • North Korea Refuses to Halt Launch Plan, Despite Obama's Warnings

    North Korea Refuses to Halt Launch Plan, Despite Obama's Warnings
    North Korea said Tuesday that it would not abandon its plan to carry out a satellite launch next month despite recent warnings from President Barack Obama over the move. The North "will not give up the satellite launch for peaceful purposes, which is a...
  • Mendte: What's Next For N. Korea

    Mendte: What's Next For N. Korea
    There is a real opportunity in North Korea, if the White House doesn't blow it. The opportunity comes in the wake of the death of the dictator Kim Jong-il and his expected replacement by his son Kim Jong-un. Relations between the US and North Korea...
  • Mendte On Kim Jong-Il

    Mendte On Kim Jong-Il
    There is a real opportunity in North Korea, if the White House doesn't blow it.  The opportunity comes in the wake of the death of the dictator Kim Jong-il and his expected replacment by his son Kim Jong-un.   Relations between the US and North Korea...
  • On North Korea, caution is better than rash words

    On North Korea, caution is better than rash words
    Perhaps there has been nothing more baffling to American eyes than the photographs of hordes of obviously grief-stricken North Koreans mourning the death of their 69-year-old dictator, Kim Jong Il. Under his reign and that of his father, the people of the...
  • Stephen Kim Sou-hwan dies at 86; outspoken S. Korean cardinal

    Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, a philosophy student who became South Korea's first Roman Catholic cardinal and an outspoken critic of authoritarian rule, died Monday. He was 86. Kim had been suffering from pneumonia for several months and was recently...
  • New S. Korea leader vows to fix economy

    New S. Korea leader vows to fix economy
    Lee Myung-bak was sworn in as South Korea's 17th president today, calling for a renewed spirit of self-sacrifice and vowing to apply hardheaded pragmatism to governing a country where disparities in wealth have created "class conflict and animosity."...